Whose Streets? | SIFF 2017

Photography by Monica Valenzuela

The dynamic documentary Whose Streets? tells the story of 2014's Ferguson, Missouri uprising following the police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown. A panel discussion followed the sceening, moderated by Seattle community educator, consultant, and media justice activist Luzviminda Uzuri Carpenter aka #LuluNation. Panelists: Natasha Marin (writer, community outreach for Resource Media, founder of the Reparations project); Dr. Yelena Bailey (Assistant English professor at Seattle Pacific University specializing in critical race and gender studies and black feminist thought, international researcher); Senait Brown [Community Organizer and Activist with Youth Undoing Institutional Racism (YUIR), Blackout Washington, and Ending the Prison Industrial Complex (EPIC)]; and Quenton Baker (Hugo House writer-in-residence and poet).

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